IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is the world’s most popular English language test. Over 3 million IELTS tests were taken in the past year.

The British Council has been delivering IELTS tests in Switzerland for over 20 years. In all major cities and regions, four times per month (Saturdays or Thursdays), with quick online registration and results. We have never cancelled a session. All components of the test take place on the same day, with the written parts in the morning and the speaking test in the afternoon. Our friendly customer service team are here to assist you in any situation.

Taking IELTS opens doors – it can help you live, study and work around the world. More than 10,000 organisations in 140 countries accept IELTS, including government, academic and employment institutions.

IELTS is the only English language test accepted for immigration purposes by all countries that require one.

Register for IELTS now. 

If you are applying for a visa to move to or stay in the UK, IELTS is on the list of approved secure English Language Tests. You can find more information in our IELTS for UK Visa and Immigration section.

British Council is a proud co-owner of IELTS. 

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